Cancer Research

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February 3, 2017 In their own words: The most exciting advances in cancer research

In honor of World Cancer Day on Saturday, we asked our scientists and collaborators a simple question—what do you think is…

December 16, 2016 Friday explainer: What is cancer?

What is cancer? Cancer is a blanket term for more than 100 related diseases that have a core characteristic in common—unchecked…

November 17, 2016 Van Andel Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai awarded National Cancer Institute grant for epigenomic data analysis

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 17, 2016)—Van Andel Research Institute (VARI), in collaboration with Cedars-Sinai, has received a $2.5 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer…

November 10, 2016 10 facts about ovarian cancer

As we gear up for next week’s luncheon, A Conversation About Women’s Health Hosted by Carol Van Andel, here are 10 facts about

October 10, 2016 Combinations and collaborations in the fight against cancer: An interview with Dr. Feyruz Rassool and Dr. Stephen Baylin

What happens when scientists collaborate rather than compete? In this case, the result is a combination of two drugs that may be a more effective…

August 29, 2016 Vitamin C may boost effectiveness of acute myeloid leukemia treatment

EDITOR’S NOTE: Maintaining proper nutrition is an important part of cancer therapy. Patients are urged to consult their doctors before making any change to their…

August 11, 2016 Let’s get physical – adventures in the dry lab

When you think of biomedical research, you might picture a scientist in a lab coat, hovering over a microscope or culturing cells in a petri…

June 23, 2016 Top three reasons to attend Origins of Cancer

Origins of Cancer: Exploring Tumor Complexity Date: July 22 Cost: $50 for students and postdocs, $100 for non-students Registration deadline: July 15 More information/registration: